London News

Described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’, the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London is undergoing major transformation over the next two years, including the conservation of the amazing Sir James Thornhill’s painted ceiling.

If you’ve ever wanted to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament but have been unable to make the trip to London, we’ve...

Afternoon tea at Mondrian London

Martha Alexander samples some of London's best afternoon teas, from the classic to the contemporary Tea. It is our national obsession: we drink 165 million cups...


A statue commemorating the life of the suffragist, Millicent Fawcett, has been unveiled in Parliament Square, as the campaigner again makes history in the...

afternoon tea

Everybody loves a nice cup of tea, so it comes a no surprise this year’s Afternoon Tea Week is set to be one of biggest ever. From 10 to 16 August, tea rooms, restaurants will be holding exclusive events.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan

From where to find the best bacon sandwich to a pie shop that uses 19th-century recipes, we asked Londoners for their favourite cafes and...

Discover the weird and wonderful collections dotted across the country as we take a look at some of the nation’s quirky museum collections.

With a ceremony that dates back over 800 years to King John in 1215, the Lord Mayor’s Show takes place every year, with this year’s event on 12 November.

The Queen’s House, Greenwich, London

The Queen’s House in Greenwich reopens on 11 October this year and one of the centrepiece will be an iconic paintings of Elizabeth I, which has just been bought for Britain following a nationwide fundraising campaign.

Roundhouse, London

One of London's most iconic venues, the Roundhouse in Camden, wants the public's memories of the seminal role its has played the capital's cultural life as part of an oral history project.